[Samba] Re:Add directory share without killing samba?

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Thu Jul 31 12:03:37 GMT 2003

> Is there a way that I can dynamically add a share point to the 
> smb.conf file and not be forced to kill the smbd daemon and restart 
> in order for it to be visible? Or is this such a simple thing I'm 
> blind and can't see it in any FAQ I read? :-)

You're not googling far enough.

I believe smbd re-reads smb.conf from time to time, but if you're in
a hurry, a "kill -HUP <smbd-PID>" over all smbd processes won't be a
massacre - it'll just prompt them to re-read smb.conf immediately.

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